Chris I, Male, Before and After Metal Braces | Open Bite


Chris I, male, 14 years old.

Dental Problem(s):

  • Class I malocclusion
  • Anterior open bite
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Constricted maxilla

Doctors Notes:

Treatment Plan:

  • Comprehensive orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances
  • Habit breaking appliance was used to help the patient to stop the habit
  • Non-extraction treatment

Treatment Results:

  • Bite closure occurred in 9 months time
  • Upper removable and lower fixed “permanent” retainers were¬†used
  • Patient is placed on 2 years retention follow-up

Orthodontic Treatment:

metal braces

Treatment Length:

26 months

Treatment Cost:

  • Insurance DC 37 – Patient’s copay is $900.

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Additional Info:


2848 Church Ave #201B, Brooklyn, NY


Dr. Oleg Drut